This is a writing practice for daily warm up/ journal reflection activity which encourages the student write opinion pieces on topic or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
It focuses on the first writing Common Core State Standard which helps the student introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose. With the use of RACE strategy, it also helps to provide reasons that are supported by facts and details and provide a strong concluding statement.
Modifications for exceptional needs students in a self-contained or inclusive setting:
- Enlarged text
- Modified (shortened/simplified) text
- Graphic organizer
- Bolded/highlighted key words
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Prompts for RACE Strategy:
LINCOLN Quotes Writing Practice: RACE Strategy
WASHINGTON Quotes Writing Practice: RACE Strategy
MLK Quotes Writing Practice: RACE Strategy
MLK Memorial Practice Writing RACE Strategy
Lincoln Memorial: Practice Writing RACE Strategy
Washington Monument: Practice Writing RACE Strategy
Statue of Liberty: Practice Writing RACE Strategy
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